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StampInsanity Blog Hop!

Hello! Who’s in the mood for a blog hop? The Groovy Gurlz sure are! We decided to get together and have a blog hop, just for you! And guess what? There are free digis to be had! Be sure to visit StampInsanity for all of the details. We decided to make this a sketch challenge with a twist…using flowers. Here’s the sketch:

use sketch & have to use flowers

Ok, ok…I changed it up a bit. I’m sorry. I had to! But it’s still purdy!

See? I told you! I used one of the many Maddies you can find over at SI. I love her. She’s super sweet looking, but you know she’s gotta be a little devious with those clothes that she’s rockin’!

I colored her with my markers. Don’tcha want her hair? Ok…most of you probably don’t. But I do! Love that bright pink against the shiny black!

I used some Prima flowers, and drew in some swirls with Platinum Liquid Pearls. Then I dusted them with pink glitter. It’s pretty cool, because I didn’t go heavy on the glitter, so you still get the luster from the Liquid Pearls.

Be sure to hop along with the rest of the participating Groovy Gurlz! Here is the full hop list.

Alison (me!)

On a side note, yesterday I put up THIS POST because I am having a stamp sale. All unused, many retired, stamps. Please take a look see as everything is 50% off retail. All the deets are in the original post. Thanks for stopping by. Have an inspiring day!


Kim Kelley said…
Love it. Just enough princess mixed with just enough punk!TFS
I LOVE her hair! I have to agree with Kim - just the right mix of princess and punk! :D
DK Spins said…
Oh yeah, I'd love her hair (and her youth ) Love how you colored her Alison!, the polka dots & flowers, and a great idea to use Liquid Pearls for the swirls. TFS
Sandra said…
Wow she is adorable love her hair and how you have coloured her, polka dots and flowers are gorgeous too love all of it:) Sandra H
Beth said…
Perfect - and hot damn, girl, look at her hair! You are KILING it with the hair these days! I guess that's to be expected, though, huh... xx
Jane said…
Love your card the hair is awesome
Luv Jane xxx
Carol said…
Beautiful card - love her colorsing TFS
Kelli said…
love her!!! she is def purdy!!! you made the sketch look better!!!
Sammibug said…
Fantastic coloring, Alison, and the mix of colors is fabulous!
Alison... Your card is awesome! I love the colors that you used and lovin' the pink stripe in her hair! Hee-Hee are you gonna change over? Your coloring is beautiful! Thank You for sharing with me! Have a wonderful rest of the weekend!
Alision I just love your work, love the pink hair I think Sara would look nice with a pink stripe ...
KC said…
as always your cards are awesome! those swirls are so cool!
Love the hair gotta do a tut on colouring hair!!!!!

Fiona. x
Tina said…
i love love these papers and her hair is hott....gret card

Laura B said…
Awesome card! Your coloring just rocks! I really need to learn how to do the shiny hair thing.:)
Almost too cute to believe it's you!

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